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Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 911289, tabled on 25 January 2021

What progress her Department is making on the publication of its review into access to benefits for people with a terminal illness, announced in July 2019.

Answered on

25 January 2021

The Department is working across Government on proposals, including potential legislative options, following the evaluation. I remain committed to implementing the key areas identified in the evaluation, changing the 6-month wait, improving awareness and consistency.

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